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Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Christian Wiman

Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series: Christian Wiman

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Date and Time

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location

Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series welcomes poet Christian Wiman in the spring.  He will read on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall.  A Q&A session, book signing, and dessert reception will follow the reading.  Free and open to the public.  All are welcome! 

Editor of Poetry Magazine from 2003 to 2013, Christian Wiman is the author of five books of poetry and two collections of essays. In The New Yorker, poet and critic Dan Chiasson chose Wiman’s Every Riven Thing as one of the eleven best poetry collections of the year. Wiman’s other collections include Once In the WestThe Long Home, which won the Nicholas Roerich Prize; Hard NightStolen Air, translations of Osip Mendelstam; and the nonfiction collections Ambition and Survival: Becoming a Poet; and My Bright Abyss. He has been the recipient of both the Ruth Lilly and Wallace Stegner fellowships and was recently appointed to the faculty of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music as Senior Lecturer in Religion and Literature. His poems and essays have appeared in The AtlanticHarper’sThe New York Times Book Review, and The New Yorker, among others. You can learn more about his work at http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poets/detail/christian-wiman.

Co-sponsored by The Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series and the Center for Catholic Thought and Culture.

 

 

 

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